The Best Wii Games For Kids
by Sarah Sager
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Kids can go on adventures, practice the alphabet, or hang out with their favorite cartoon characters with these, our favorite Wii and Wii U games for players of all ages.
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Sesame Street: Elmo's Musical Monsterpiece
Join the fun with math, music, and more while hanging out with Elmo and friends! Even toddlers can play this game as they help make music and play games with their favorite characters from Sesame Street. Other Wii games based on the show include Sesame Street: Elmo's A-to-Zoo Adventure and Sesame Street: Cookie's Counting Carnival.
Just Dance Kids 2014
Get the whole family dancing and singing with this kid-friendly game. With songs from top artists like Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato as well as kid favorites like The Wiggles and Yo Gabba Gabba, there’s a favorite waiting for everyone!
Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff
Join Phineas, Ferb, and their platypus pal Perry as they explore ancient temples and underwater caves in search of treasure. You can play as any of the three characters and even see Perry become Agent P to battle Dr. Doofenshmirtz. For more experienced gamers, try Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension.
Mario Party 9
Perfect for a sleepover or family game night, this title lets up to four players compete in mini-games and defeat bosses. Make pizza, race snowmobiles, go rock climbing, and more as you travel to Boo’s Castle and cross Toad Road!
Wii Party U
Walk on water, fly through space and race safari animals with this ultimate mini-game party pack. Whatever the party speed, this game has you covered: Get off the couch for active games or hang out and play a board game. (Wii U only.)
Mario Kart 8
Play as Mario, Yoshi, Toad, and all your other favorite characters. Race along crazy roads, over walls, on mountains, under water, and even upside down to reach the finish line—just watch out for that banana peel! (Wii U only)
Barbie Dreamhouse Party
Hang out with Barbie in a whole new way. Girls can explore the Dreamhouse, play mini-games and customize their characters as they play as Barbie and her friends.
Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze
Catch up with your old friend Donkey Kong as you introduce him to your kids. The gang is rushing to defend their home from Vikings, and you can help as you play through familiar and all new Donkey Kong Country. (Wii U only)
Huey, Dewey, Louie, and their uncle Scrooge McDuck are back in this reimagined version of the classic Nintendo game. Travel to exotic lands in search of the five Legendary Treasures while reuniting with your favorite DuckTales characters and scenery.
Bring your favorite characters to life from The Incredibles, Pirates of the Caribbean, Monsters, Inc., and more. The list of playable characters keeps growing, and the latest additions are from Frozen. The characters can play in the Play Box or venture through three different Play Sets with corresponding missions: “Monsters University,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “The Incredibles.”
The LEGO Movie Videogame
Experience one of the best movies of the year as a game. Guide the main character, Emmett, through 15 levels and several worlds to stop the evil tyrant. Players can also use drop-in/drop-out co-op play for extra help as needed. (Wii U only)